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Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University - [GUIDOL], Guwahati

Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University - [GUIDOL], Guwahati

Guwahati, Assam UGC | Estd 1998 GU, Guwahati Public distance education

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Updated On - September 15th 2018 by ANAMIKA MAHAJAN

Guwahati University Institute of Distance and Open Learning (GUIDOL) is situated in Guwahati, Assam and was established in 1998. It was formerly called as Post Graduate Correspondence School (PGCS). The university promotes quality education to all who are not able to pursue higher conventional method of education due to some reasons. 

IDOL has witnessed its growth in all expenses ranging from thousand of students to get enrolled every year to presence of well -equipped staff and latest technologies.  With the commitment to ensure quality education to the masses the journey from Correspondence School to Institute of Distance and Open  learning is not only a leap in quantity but also in quality.

Know more: IDOL Guwahati University Admissions

IDOL Highlights


Distance and Open


Guwahati, Assam


University Grants Commission  (UGC)

Distance Education Board (DEB)

Affiliated to

Guwahati university, Guwahati

For UG ProgramInstitute of Distance and Open Learning Guwahati (IDOL) Courses 

  • For BCA, 12th pass or 3 year Polytechnic Diploma is required.
  • For B.Sc, candidate should have passed 12th in Science stream.
  • For B.A and B.Com, Candidate should have passed 12th from any recognized board.

For PG Program

  • M.A from IDOL Guwahati is available in Hindi, English, History, Assamese, Bengali, Philosophy Etc, MCJ (Masters in Communication and Journalism) and MCA. Candidate must possess Bachelor’s Degree in relevant stream.
  • For M.Sc, student must have completed their Bachelor’s either in BCA/B.Sc-IT or Graduate in Engineering Technology or equivalent can take admissions in this course.
  • For seeking admission in PG Diploma in different specializations, candidate must have cleared Graduation from a reputed Indian or Foreign University in any stream.

Certification Programs

Certification courses is present in IDOL Guwahati in:

  • Certification in Computer Applications (CCA)
  • Certification in Community Radio Technology (CCRT)

To get admission to this Programme a student must have passed 10+2 or equivalent and duration of these certification is 6 months.

Read more: Guwahati University IDOL fees

GU IDOL Scholarships

Students from Scheduled Caste/ Tribe, Other Backward classes, Tea Garden, Minority Communities and differently abled are eligible for Government Scholarships. The GUIDOL authorities will decide about scholarships after following different rules and regulations.

Facilities in IDOL Guwahati

  • Presence of Laboratories and Auditorium for events.
  • Sprawling Botanical Garden with Rare Flora.
  • Presence of Astronomical Observatory.
  • GUIDOL has access to e-library developed by Information and Libaray Network (INFLIBNET).It was developed in order to provide physical and intellectual education to the students.






Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Jalukbari
Guwahati - 781014
Assam , India

0361-2673728 , 2679911



1 Comment
Samsher Hussain

Is it comfortable for and say me there is job placement after education

12 Oct, 2018 10:07
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Samsher, Yes, M.Com is a very good option to continue the study. To get more information about the M.Com program through this link: M.Com Program Details.

12 Oct, 2018 12:25

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Gauhati University, located at Jalukbari (Guwahati), was founded in 1948. At present, there are approximately 326 Colleges/Institutes under this university, which are mostly located in the districts of lower Assam. 

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